McKinney transportation update: Airport Drive improvements

Improvements are being made to Airport Drive in McKinney. (Graphic by Michelle Degard/Community Impact Newspaper)
Improvements are being made to Airport Drive in McKinney. (Graphic by Michelle Degard/Community Impact Newspaper)

Improvements are being made to Airport Drive in McKinney. (Graphic by Michelle Degard/Community Impact Newspaper)

Construction in May will include continued paving of the new northbound lanes north of FM 546. A new southbound right turn lane will also be constructed at Industrial Boulevard. Through August, the northbound lane of Airport Drive will be closed at Harry McKillop with a temporary detour through Wattley Way.

Project cost: $1.7M


Estimated timeframe: April 2020 – April 2021

Funding source(s): city of McKinney, Roadway Impact Fee
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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